Order: Passeriformes | Family: Tyrannidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Antioquia, Colombia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Napo, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Ayacucho, Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Abra Malaga, Cuzco
Status: The White-banded Tyrannulet is common in montane forests of the east slope of the Andes. It also occurs on the humid west slope of the Andes in part of the Marañon Valley, Piura, and Cajamarca, and also in the Cordillera Blanca in Ancash generally at elevations ranging between 2400-3600 m. The White-banded Tyrannulet also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Tiranillo de Ala Bandeada.
Sub-species: White-banded Tyrannulet (Mecocerculus stictopterus stictopterus), (P. L. Sclater), 1859. Andes of Colombia, Ecuador (both slopes) and N Peru (Piura, Cajamarca, Amazonas).
(Mecocerculus stictopterus taeniopterus), Cabanis, 1874. E Andes of Peru (S from E La Libertad) S to N Bolivia (La Paz, Cochabamba).
Meaning of Name: Mecocerculus: Gr. mekos= length and kerkos= tail. stictopterus: Gr. stiktos= spotted and stizo= to tattoo and pteros= winged.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.